Why do we talk about mental health?

And why we should call it mental fitness

The title of my article may look a little controversial. If you’re thinking “what does he mean by that?”, it means I achieved my goal.

The expression mental health and the language used when people talk about it makes me want to roll my eyes. Don’t get me wrong, I am very happy that finally people do talk about this theme openly and it’s not seen as a taboo anymore.

However, in the collective imagination mental health is still something that relates…